Cliffside Malibu - Family Program

The addict’s family must receive guidance for themselves in order to give the addict his/her best chance at recovery.

It is beneficial for family members to learn how to discuss and resolve issues and obstacles the system encounters. The purpose of the Cliffside Malibu family program is to prepare and educate families and loved ones with information about substance abuse and the underlying issues that fuel the behavior, ultimately leading to a disruption in homeostasis.

Designed to:

  • Educate families on Cliffside Malibu’s Transtheoretical Model {States of Change}
  • Facilitate the healing of families affected by substance abuse
  • Provide a safe space for family members to share their experience with the support of experts in the field of addiction and mental health
  • Incorporate the States of Change into Family Therapy
  • Remove the stigma of addiction